• Pipe Spring National Monument

    Pipe Spring

    National Monument Arizona

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Baskets and cradleboards were made from the stems of the threeleaf sumac, but its tart berries bring back Paiute people’s best memories. Also called lemonadeberry, the small fruits were pounded into a pulp, then squeezed. Mixed with water, the result was a refreshing, strong-flavored, red lemonade-like drink.



 

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Longhorn steer at Pipe Spring National Monument

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